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MENAFN - Arab News - 14/02/2014
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(MENAFN -Arab News) The OFBL (Overseas Filipino Basketball League) tore the wraps up off its 5th Conference Friday Morning Division basketball tournament at the weekend with 23 teams vying for honors at the Timeout Sports Academy gymnasium on Television Street, Ghulail District on the outskirts of Jeddah

Highlighting the 7:30 a.m. opening ceremony presided by OFBL chairman and commissioner, Boy Teves and Rocky, was the traditional parade of teams

Posting opening day victories were Gentleman, Redtag, Saudi Oger and Friendster

Gentleman edged out Jeddah Lions 73-70 and Redtag blasted KAAU (King Abdul Aziz University) 90-71 in a pair of Group B games, while Oger trounced Zamil 71-50 in Group C and Friendster brought down Pattaya Restaurant 92-77 in Group A.

The first trophies to go up for grabs during the ceremony went to Jamjoom Pharma Best Muse, Zamil Offshore Best Uniform (Gro C), AVK Wild Boys Best in Uniform and Best Muse (Group B), Pattaya Best in Uniform (Group A)



Gentlemen rallied from 23 points down in the first quarter against the Jeddah Lions who had enjoyed a fast start courtesy of Alodina, Dayrit and Salazar

Gadiana top-scored for Gentlemen with 28 points followed by Dorado with 14 points

Mendoza and Irwin each scored 16 points to pace sponsor team Redta

Libril was hands down the one that figured prominently for Oger hitting five consecutive threes that opened the way for his team’s storming finish.

Mark Lagria and Figueroa delivered the big blows for Friendster

Teves and Gil head the committee in charge of the tournament. Handling the tournament officiating is the Basketball Referees Group (BRG) of Lito Dela Cruz.

To run for four months the tournament is sponsored by Redtag, Art’s Cuisine and Al Zougbi Sports.

 


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